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Downtown

Day five of jury deliberations in the APS cheating trial

Day five of jury deliberations in the APS cheating trialJurors ended day five of deliberations in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial Thursday afternoon.
  • Downtown
  • 8 hours, 51 minutes ago
Smyrna

Nicholas Thomas' family renews call for GBI investigation

Nicholas Thomas' family renews call for GBI investigationThe mother of a man shot and killed by Smyrna Police says her son did not die in vain -- he died for change.
  • Smyrna
  • 9 hours, 27 minutes ago
Downtown

Autism bill gets new life in legislature

Autism bill gets new life in legislatureThe state legislator who has blocked an autism bill has agreed to a compromise
  • Downtown
  • 9 hours, 32 minutes ago
Traffic

Atlantans have the longest commute in entire U.S.

Atlantans have the longest commute in entire U.S.Atlantans have the longest commute in the country
  • Traffic
  • 9 hours, 34 minutes ago
Roswell

Police: Roswell father drove drunk with kids in car

Police: Roswell father drove drunk with kids in carPolice say a Roswell father was arrested after driving drunk through a fence with two young children in the vehicle.
  • Roswell
  • 10 hours, 28 minutes ago
Downtown

War of words over Atlanta Nobel Peace Prize summit

War of words over Atlanta Nobel Peace Prize summitA 2015 summit of Nobel Peace Prize in Atlanta is moving ahead, despite the tense relationship between organizers and city leaders.
  • Downtown
  • 10 hours, 36 minutes ago
Traffic

'Son of TSPLOST' bill clears Georgia Senate

'Son of TSPLOST' bill clears Georgia SenateRegions of Georgia where voters defeated the TSPLOST in 2012 – including metro Atlanta – could get another crack at the transportation sales tax – or a modification of it – under legislation state senators approved Thursday.
  • Traffic
  • 13 hours, 22 minutes ago
The Investigators

Lost on the Line: Why 911 is broken

Lost on the Line: Why 911 is brokenYour cell phone knows exactly where you are, but 911 doesn't get a victim's location in a shockingly high number of emergencies. The 11Alive Investigators' Brendan Keefe found out that the problem is getting worse – and costing lives.
  • The Investigators
  • 15 hours, 7 minutes ago
Local

Falcons minority owner John Imlay Jr. dies at 78

Falcons minority owner John Imlay Jr. dies at 78John P. Imlay Jr., Atlanta's Godfather of angel investing, has died of a massive heart attack.
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 59 minutes ago
Brookhaven

Brookhaven starts tradition with Cherry Blossom Festival

Brookhaven starts tradition with Cherry Blossom FestivalBrookhaven will start a new tradition with its inaugural Cherry Blossom Festival from March 27 to 29.
  • Brookhaven
  • 18 hours, 47 minutes ago
Smyrna

Cobb County hiring hundreds of teachers

Cobb County hiring hundreds of teachersThe district has new certified teaching positions at all levels of instruction.
  • Smyrna
  • 19 hours, 32 minutes ago
Lawrenceville - Snellville

Police looking for Gwinnett County car burglar

Police looking for Gwinnett County car burglarPolice are looking for a burglar who they said is behind more than dozen car break-ins in Gwinnett County.
  • Lawrenceville - Snellville
  • 19 hours, 49 minutes ago
Local

UGA rowers to compete in 2400 mile Pacific Ocean race

UGA rowers to compete in 2400 mile Pacific Ocean raceTwo UGA rowers will compete in the Great Pacific Race, a grueling 2400 mile open ocean row from California to Hawaii.
  • Local
  • 20 hours, 21 minutes ago
Politics

Governor will sign medical marijuana bill

Governor will sign medical marijuana billGov. Nathan Deal will sign a bill legalizing the use of medical marijuana in Georgia, after the House resoundingly passed the bill Wednesday.
  • Politics
  • 20 hours, 28 minutes ago
East Atlanta Village

Thief steals brownies from Atlanta restaurant

Thief steals brownies from Atlanta restaurantFour to six brownies were stolen from Little Azio on Moreland Avenue.
  • East Atlanta Village
  • 21 hours, 27 minutes ago
News

Gwinnett teachers to get pay raise

Gwinnett teachers to get pay raiseTeachers in the largest school district in Georgia are due for a raise.
  • News
  • 23 hours, 29 minutes ago
News

Georgia family wants Berghdahl held accountable

Georgia family wants Berghdahl held accountableSoldiers from the Georgia National Guard risked their lives searching for Bergdahl when they thought he was an unwilling captive of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
  • News
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Smyrna Vinings

Vigil for Nicholas Thomas held in Vinings

Vigil for Nicholas Thomas held in ViningsOn the same night police released new information about the shooting of 23-year-old Nicholas Thomas, local activists went to the site where it happened to create a memorial.
  • Smyrna Vinings
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
West Side

Atlanta middle school to test for possible TB exposure

Atlanta middle school to test for possible TB exposureSome Atlanta middle school students will be tested for positive exposure to tuberculosis, officials said on Wednesday.
  • West Side
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Old Fourth Ward

James Franco helps kick off Atlanta Film Festival

James Franco helps kick off Atlanta Film FestivalThe Atlanta Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday.
  • Old Fourth Ward
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
News

Attorneys provide interesting show and tell moments in APS cheating trial

Attorneys provide interesting show and tell moments in APS cheating trialAttorneys provide interesting show and tell moments in APS Trial
  • News
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Local

Dog missing after rollover crash on I-85

Dog missing after rollover crash on I-85One family is desperate to find a dog that's missing after a brutal rollover crash on I-85.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Southwest Atlanta

Man shot, killed at SW Atlanta apartment

Man shot, killed at SW Atlanta apartmentPolice are looking for the gunman who shot and killed a man at an apartment in southwest Atlanta.
  • Southwest Atlanta
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Crime

IRS: Scam targets Georgia college students

IRS: Scam targets Georgia college studentsThe Internal Revenue Service is warning about a scam targeting college campuses, including some in Georgia.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Dallas - Paulding County

Mother looks for answers a year after son's murder

Mother looks for answers a year after son's murderInvestigators look for clues in cold case
  • Dallas - Paulding County
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Fulton County police chief to retire

Fulton County police chief to retireFulton County's police chief is set to retire after nearly 8 years in that position.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Brookhaven

Suspicious package forces brief evacuation of Kroger store

Suspicious package forces brief evacuation of Kroger storePolice briefly evacuated a Kroger shopping center in Brookhaven, as they examined a suspicious package near the store.
  • Brookhaven
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago